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Brass Shiva Seated Nandi Statue Shivji Vehicle Maha Vastu Murti for Home Office Decor Gift Shiv Parvati Sawari Shivaratri Maha Shivratri Multicolor Stone Work Height 6 Inch
- Dimension : Length – 8 Inch | Width -4.5 Inch | 6 Inch || Weight 1.8Kg : Multicolor
- Nandi, is the name for the bull which serves as the mount ( Vahana) of the god Shiva and as the gate keeper of Shiva and Parvati, . He is the chief guru of eighteen masters(18 siddhas) including Patanjali and Thirumular. Temples venerating Shiva display stone images of a seated Nandi, generally facing the main shrine. There are also a number of temples dedicated solely to Nandi.
- Nandi is Shiva’s closest accomplice because he is the essence of receptivity. Before you go into a temple, you must have the quality of Nandi – to simply sit. You are not trying to go to heaven, you are not trying to get this or that – you go inside and simply sit. So, just by sitting here, he is telling you, “When you go in, don’t do your fanciful things. Don’t ask for this or that. Just go and sit like me.”
- Hindu Dharma prescribes that one must have darshan of Nandi by touching both its horns, before having darshan of the pindi (Deity Shiva’s sacred symbol). This is known as Shrungadarshan. One should sit or stand to the right side of Nandi and place the left hand on Nandi
- Nandi is a symbolism of eternal waiting, because waiting is considered the greatest virtue in Indian culture. One who knows how to simply sit and wait is naturally meditative. Nandi is not expecting Shiva to come out tomorrow. He is not anticipating or expecting anything. He is just waiting. He will wait forever. That quality is the essence of receptivity. Before you go into a temple, you must have the quality of Nandi – to simply sit.